Law enforcement officials in Nash County have issued an arrest warrant for the husband of a woman found dead earlier this week, according to multiple media outlets.
The Nash County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Lynn Keel, according to a report by ABC11, The News & Observer’s media partner. He is wanted on a murder charge, according to the reports.
Lynn Keel, 57, is accused of killing his wife, Diana Alejandra Keel, investigators say.
A state Department of Transportation worker found Keel’s body in neighboring Edgecombe County, about 30 miles from her home, on Tuesday, five days after her daughter reported her missing, WRAL reported.
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Lynn Keel told investigators he’d last seen her March 8 when she left with some friends, reports say.
In a press conference Wednesday evening, Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said, “The most difficult aspect of this case is a 10-year-old son and an 18-year-old daughter are without their mother,” ABC 11 reported.